A Dictionary of the English Language
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Afterlove

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A'fterlove. n.s. [from after and love.] The second or later love.

Intended, or committed, was this fault?
If but the first, how heinous ere it be,
To win thy after-love, I pardon thee.
Shakesp. Richard II.

Sources: Shakespeare's Richard II (40)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Afterlove." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: June 28, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=21364.


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